November 30, 2015

South African court to rule on convicting Pistorius of murder, or upholding lesser conviction

JOHANNESBURG _ An official says a top South African appeals court is finalizing a decision on whether to send Oscar Pistorius back to prison by overturning […]
November 30, 2015

Haiti opposition demands transitional government if major electoral changes not made

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti _ Eight candidates in last month’s disputed presidential election are demanding major changes in Haiti’s electoral system and other agencies. And they say if […]
November 29, 2015

Queen Elizabeth II ends Malta trip as Commonwealth leaders discuss extremism, climate change

By Stephen Calleja And Jill Lawless THE ASSOCIATED PRESS VALLETTA, Malta _ Queen Elizabeth II on Saturday wrapped up a nostalgic visit to Malta, her one-time […]
November 28, 2015

The Latest: 300,000 attend Pope’s Mass at Ugandan shrine, 150,000 are at Kampala youth rally

KAMPALA, Uganda _ The latest on Pope Francis’ first trip to Africa. (All times local.) __4:20 p.m. The Vatican estimates that some 300,000 people attended Pope […]
November 28, 2015

Guyana investigating conditions at Russian owned bauxite plant following worker complaints

GEORGETOWN, Guyana _ The government is investigating a Russian-owned bauxite plant after a surprise inspection last week found “disturbing” working conditions. Social Protection Minister Simona Broomes […]
November 27, 2015

Dominican Republic judge orders transportation union leader held in murder investigation

SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic _ A judge in the Dominican Republic has ordered the leader of a public transportation union held for one year while authorities […]
November 27, 2015

Landing gear collapses as Mexican jetliner lands in Mexico City; no injuries reported

MEXICO CITY _ A landing gear on a Boeing 737 of the Mexican airline Magnicharters partially collapsed as the plane landed at Mexico City’s international airport […]
November 27, 2015

A dozen schools down but just 1 will get Obama’s daughter Malia as college freshman next fall

By Darlene Superville THE ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON _ Michelle Obama’s message for high school seniors fretting about their college prospects is simple. Do your research. Visit […]
November 27, 2015

The Latest: Teachers urged to join Black Friday march in Chicago to protest black teen’s death

CHICAGO _ The latest on the aftermath of the shooting of a black teenager by a white Chicago police officer (all times local): 7:55 a.m. The […]
November 26, 2015

Officials: At least 11 dead, 70 injured in collision of 2 buses in Dominican Republic

SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic _ Dominican authorities say at least 11 people have died and over 70 have been injured when two buses collided between two […]
November 25, 2015

Haiti confirms Moise, Celestin as top 2 finalists in presidential election

By Evens Sanon THE ASSOCIATED PRESS PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti _ The top two finishers in Haiti’s first-round presidential election are government-backed candidate Jovenel Moise and former state […]
November 25, 2015

Federal judge sentences man to 20 years in Jamaican lottery scam that cost victims million

BISMARCK, N.D. _ A man has been sentenced to 20 years in prison for a Jamaican lottery scam that authorities say cost victims around the country […]
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